How to get here

By train

Stafford train station 11 miles, Stoke-on-trent train station 12 miles.

By road

About 5 miles from M6 junctions 14 and 15. Turn off the A34 next to the George and Dragon public house between Stone and Stoke on Trent. Small country lanes lead to the Downs Banks car park after crossing the canal and railway line.

Sat-Nav: Postcode ST15 8UU is the nearest postcode for the property and will bring you within 1/4 mile. Follow brown roadsigns when you are nearby.

By foot

Within 2 miles walk of both Stone and Barlaston on local public footpaths. ½ mile from the Trent and Mersey Canal.

By ferry

The Trent and Mersey Canal passes within ½ mile of Downs Banks and is linked by a public footpath. It runs some 90 miles south from Cheshire to Derbyshire and the Peak District. Leave the canal at Bridge 98 (by the lock) and follow brown roadsigns.

By bus

Regular bus service between Stoke-on-Trent train station and Stafford train station, stopping at Barlaston and Stone on the way.

By cycle

A ½ mile cycle ride from National Cycle Network route 5 which runs from Stoke-on-Trent to Stafford, passing through Stone. Follow brown roadsigns from Bridge 98 on the canal.

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